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IN Health & Fitness ON 04 Dec, 2015
Many times, women with big breasts, heavy weights or apple shapes discuss the back pain they might encounter in the future. But according to British Chiropractic Association, the reasons for future back pains might not be what they are thinking, but it can happen due to faulty body postures.
Let’s understand these postures in detail.
According to the British Chiropractic Association, your postures profiles can let you know whether you will suffer from back pain in future. They said, " 'Leaning towers' - whose heads lean forward or 'bridges' - who have arched backs are most at risk of suffering back aches and pains". The survey found that a Quarter amount of women may encounter the back pain lasting between one and three days, starting at a very young age of 34.
It is a position in which women tend to stand with rounded shoulders but a flat back, as you can see above. It is the second worst position in which you are likely to face a back pain.
Almost six out of 10 women with this posture already suffer from back pain and three out of ten suffer daily pain. This is due to the wrong position wherein woman's head leans forward as shown in the image.
In this position women tend to have an arched back, which means they have an exaggerated inward curve in the lower back creating a "Donald Duck" posture. This is also known as 'hyperlordosis'. As shown in the image. This is again a second worst position in which you are likely to face a back pain.
Women, who keep their backs flat, mostly don't suffer from back pains. This posture can be called as flat-pack. It has been reported that such ladies have never been through back or neck pains. You can compare between hyperlordosis and a flat-back in the above image.
Women willing to get rid of back pain should try to keep their head and ankles in one line, said Tim Hutchful, a registered chiropractor and a member of the British Chiropractic Association. He also said: "Rather than worrying about being an apple or an hourglass, we want people to think about what they look like from the side. Paying closer attention to your body's side profile can really help to identify back or neck pain triggers. The perfect posture should give you a neutral side-on appearance, with your ears, shoulders, hips, knees and ankles in line. People who want to improve their back and neck pain symptoms through a better posture should try imagining they have a plumb line hanging straight from their ears to ankles - with everything in the middle sitting on the same line. One way to do this is to try standing in a relaxed way and then gently contracting the abdominal muscles. When sitting, the gravity line should pass thorough ear, shoulder and hip".
I hope this has been helpful, please share this article with your loved ones to help improve their postures.